Carrie Gates | December 11, 2014
The Catholic Church in Africa is growing at an annual rate of over 3 percent. With that growth has come an increase in those called to religious life and the priesthood. Today, the largest seminaries in the Christian world are in Africa, and many African churches have become missionary churches as well—with missionaries all over the world.
Given the largely Eurocentric nature of moral theology in the history of the Roman Catholic Church, what will it take to invest the theological community in the history and moral challenges of the Church in other parts of the world, especially Africa? What is to be gained for the whole Church when this happens in a deep and lasting way?
These are some of the questions Rev. Paulinus Ikechukwu Odozor, C.S.Sp., associate professor of moral theology, the theology of world church, and Africana studies at the University of Notre Dame, explores in his latest work, Morality Truly Christian, Truly African: Foundational, Methodological, and Theological Considerations.
Read more at The College of Arts and Letters.